2021 Lexus LX Will Be Built on a New TGNA Truck Platform

The new photos of the upcoming 2021 Lexus LX have emerged, and some refreshments are happening. This model is based on the now-legendary Toyota Land Cruiser, and it provides an attractive design and numerous changes inside.

Interestingly, the manufacturer will also introduce some updates under the hood. A 5.7-liter V8 engine still powers the LX570 model. However, according to some reports, the new engine will be used on the upcoming LX600 model. This model from speculations will deploy a twin-turbo 3,5 liter V6 powertrain. The unveiling of the next-gen Lexus LX is expected in early 2020.

2021 Lexus LX front

2021 Lexus LX Outside Refreshments

Some new images of 2021 Lexus LX appear, and at first glance, we can see some refreshments outside. Lexus LX SUV looks more prominent, and most of the changes will happen on the front and back.

As we already mentioned, the LX is based on the popular Toyota Land Cruiser model. However, from some news, the next-gen LX will sit on the new TGNA truck platform. The front fascia is somehow changed, and a new grille is present, like the fog lights. On the back, the manufacturer will use visually better taillights that are stretching across the entire width of the LX’s body. On top of that, we can also see the new dual exhaust chrome system that gives a sportier look.

2021 Lexus LX interior

Interior Design and Features

Inside of the 2021 Lexus LX model will be updated. The manufacturer will replace outdated techs and materials with the new ones. However, still, some features will be kept. Beautiful leather and attractive wood trim adorn a refreshed cabin. The dashboard is also new, and from the latest information, Lexus LX will get a huge 12.3-inch screen.

Navigation, premium audio system, and quad-zone automatic climate control are standard. Optionally you can get an 11.6-inch dual-screen rear entertainment system, 2nd-row USB ports, and auxiliary controls for the air conditioning and audio system.

The new 2021 Lexus LX is a huge SUV that provides a spacious cabin. This model comes 34.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind its rear seat. Furthermore, if one goes for an 8-seater model, the maximum cargo space when all seats are folded is 83.1 cubic feet.

Powertrain Specs, Towing Rate

The all-new 2021 Lexus LX is a sturdy and stylish SUV that will be equipped with a powerful 5.7-liter V8 engine. This engine is also available on some Dodge and Chryslers models. However, thanks to built on a new truck architecture and use of lighter materials, this SUV will provide more outputs than before.

According to the latest reports, instead of 383 hp, the new Lexus LX will generate 416 horsepower and 442 lb-ft. Thanks to this engine, the LX model can tow a maximum of 7,000 pounds.

2021 Lexus LX suspension

2021 Lexus LX Price and Release Date

The release date of 2021 Lexus LX should be sometime in 2020. This new SUV will be redesigned, and it will provide a more sporty look. Thanks to that, the upcoming model is ready to rival models such as Audi Q7, Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, and Volvo XC90.

The price of the 2-row/5-seat version is $86,500, while the 3-row/8-seater LX starts at $92,675. As we already mentioned, there will be numerously configurations. For example, the Sport package that will look more aggressive and that comes with stylish wheels will cost additionally $7,920.

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